Directory of Animal Shelters in Houston, TX

Looking for a new pet? Please consider adopting a new dog or puppy from an animal shelter in Houston. You’ll find information on all of the animal shelters, humane societies, and rescue groups we’ve partnered with in Houston below. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Houston.

Pet Friendly HCPHES Veterinary Public Health
HCPHES Veterinary Public Health The HCPHES (Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services) is an animal shelter where you can report loose animals, report animals that have bitten, and search for lost pets, as well as receive adoption, rabies vaccination, Harris County license, and microchipping services. No appointment needed to purchase a rabies vaccination, license or microchip. See Details
Pet Friendly BARC Animal Shelter & Adoptions
BARC Animal Shelter & Adoptions The BARC Animal Shelter & Adoptions mission is to promote humane animal care and protect Public Health and Safety in the City of Houston, including shelter, pet placement, ownership, education and enforcement. Critical to their mission is excellence in everything they do. Their vision is to be the nationally recognized model of excellence in animal care and placement where city governments throughout the United States see BARC as the beacon of best practices dedicated to delivering humane, efficient and high quality service. See Details
Friends For Life At Friends For Life, every animal matters. Founded in 2002, Friends For Life introduced the no-kill shelter model to Houston, TX – saving animals regardless of their breed, age or condition. They are deeply rooted in their community, offering over 5500 free spay and neuter surgeries, created a local food bank for pet food, and created a drive-thru veterinary clinic during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dogs and cats of all ages are available for adoption. See Details
Three Little Pitties Rescue Three Little Pitties adopts pets out to the Pacific Northwest (Oregon and Washington), Utah, Idaho, and Colorado with a mission to alleviate the extreme overpopulation problem in Texas. The Three Little Pitties Rescue team saves dogs and cats from life on the streets and overcrowded shelters in Texas and paves their journey to a better life. The animals are fully vetted and rehabilitated in Texas-based foster homes then matched with out-of-state families who will cherish them forever! The rescue sends a USDA certified transport twice per month with dogs and cats from Texas all the way up to Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Utah! See Details